In early 2023, Andrea Bertini a PhD researcher from the University of Trento in Italy, visited the Institute of aquaculture for collaborative research as part of the AQUAEXCEL Transnational Access to Research Infrastructures Programme. Andrea’s research focus is on aquaculture nutrition and in particular the study of novel sustainable ingredients and their application into aquafeed… Read More »
In 2012, Dr Catarina Cortes Valente de Oliveira from The Centre for Marine Sciences at Algarve University, Portugal carried out a TNA project at the Institute of Aquaculture. The project “Cloning and ontogeny of the KISS system in gilthead sea bream, Sparus aurata” intended to clone the KISS system of genes in gilthead sea bream, and to do further analysis of their expression during larval ontogeny and the reproductive season; thus investigating the role of this system in these key life stages of this species.
AQUAEXCEL2020 ran from 2015 to 2020 and was funded under the EU Horizon 2020 programme. Over this period the Institute of Aquaculture at the University of Stirling hosted ten TNA projects from nine organisations. The visitors came from Spain, Italy, Belgium, Sweden, Turkey, Egypt and Israel. Research areas included nutritional physiology, viral identification methods, health… Read More »